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Latest update : 2018-02-23

Giving a voice to the homeless in France

In this edition we're looking into the issue of homelessness. While the plight of homeless people is by no means new or limited to France, authorities here are struggling to meet the challenge, leaving NGOs to pick up the slack. That starts with something as basic as counting the number of people living rough. We take a closer look at these men and women's stories, and at their daily life on the street.

>> On France24.com: Counting the homeless on the streets of Paris

By Jeanne LAVENANT , Camille FEVRIER , Stéphanie CHEVAL , Nadia CHARBIT

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2018-09-14 FRANCE IN FOCUS

From crowdfunding to lottery tickets: How to save French heritage?

This week, we're at the Hôtel Dieu de Château Thierry, an ancient hospital, to talk about French heritage and its ailments! While France is famed for its grand old monuments,...

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2018-09-07 FRANCE IN FOCUS

The search for France's second-hand treasures

France is famous for its luxury boutiques and designer brands, but it's also one of the top destinations for second-hand shopping. We head to Lille for the annual flea market...

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2018-08-31 FRANCE IN FOCUS

Back to school: What's on the French curriculum this year?

France's long summer holidays have finally drawn to a close and "la rentrée" is upon us: it’s back-to-school time! But this year, for many students, there will be some...

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2018-07-27 FRANCE IN FOCUS

Discovering Nîmes, the French Rome

In this week's edition, we're exploring what remains of the heritage left behind in France by the Romans. This brings us to the southern city of Nîmes, which displays plenty of...

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2018-07-20 FRANCE IN FOCUS

A closer look at France's World Cup victory

After France's stunning World Cup victory, we take a closer look at the phenomenon of Les Bleus. Who are the French national team and how did they get to the top of world...

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